Matthew Dickerson

Environmental, Fantasy

Matthew Dickerson writes narrative nonfiction about nature and the environment; his books on these topics include Trout in the Desert (2015), A Tale of Three Rivers (2018) and The Voices of Rivers: Reflections on Places Wild and Almost Wild (2019), which is based on his time as an artist-in-residence at Glacier National Park in 2017 and at Acadia National Park in 2018. He has also written extensively about myth and fantasy, and has published original works of historical fiction and fantasy such as The Rood and the Torc and the Daegmon War trilogy. With a PhD in computer science and a minor in Old English language and literature, Dickerson teaches computer science at Middlebury College, where he has also served as director of the New England Young Writers' Conference.


Festival Years: 2020, 2021